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Art and the Christian Apocrypha

Author: David R Cartlidge; J K Elliott
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
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"The Christian canon of scripture, known as the New Testament, excluded many of the church's traditional stories about its origins. This book provides a lucid introduction to the relationship between the apocryphal texts and the paintings, mosaics, and sculpture in which they are frequently paralleled, and which have been so significant in transmitting these non-Biblical stories to generations of churchgoers. It  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Illustrated works
Legends
Légendes
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Cartlidge, David R.
Art and the Christian Apocrypha
(DLC) 2001019480
(OCoLC)46462668
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David R Cartlidge; J K Elliott
ISBN: 9781317797654 1317797655
OCLC Number: 862076990
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 277 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Text, art, and the Christian Apocrypha --
Mary --
Images of the Christ --
The life and mission of Jesus --
Paul, Thecla, and Peter --
Apostles and evangelists --
Index of extracts from Apocryphal texts.
Responsibility: David R. Cartlidge and J. Keith Elliott.
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"Those interested in the development of Christian art through the centuries will especially appreciate this volume.."-The Bible Today "Helpful for both art historians and those in religious studies, Read more...

 
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